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Hot Hits

Earth, Wind & Fire

Wolf Trap
Tue. Jul 2
Enter a funky “Boogie Wonderland” with party-starting R&B band Earth, Wind & Fire.

Betty Buckley in Hello Dolly!

The Kennedy Center
Jun. 25 – Jul. 7
Tony Award®-winning Broadway legend Betty Buckley stars in Hello, Dolly!—the universally acclaimed smash that NPR calls “the best show of the year!”

Iyanla Vanzant

Strathmore
Wed. Jun 26
Iyanla Vanzant brings her Acts of Faith Remix Tour to Strathmore.

Disney's Aladdin

The Kennedy Center
Jul. 18 – Sep. 7
Discover a whole new world at Disney’s Aladdin, the hit Broadway musical!

Live from the Lawn: UkeFest Finale

Strathmore
Wed. Aug 21
Features ukulele superstars Cathy Fink, Marcy Marxer, Daniel Ho, and Peter Luongo along with a mass strum-along.

Dear Evan Hansen

The Kennedy Center
Aug. 6 – Sep. 8
The deeply personal and profoundly contemporary musical about life and the way we live it.

L'homme Cirque

Strathmore
Jun. 27 – Jul. 7
Enter the magical world of David Dimitri.

Herbie Hancock with Kamasi Washington

Wolf Trap
Tue. Jul 30
Rejoice in an evening of jazz fusion and R&B!

Blackbeard

Signature Theatre
Jun. 25 – Jul. 7
Set sail with the most infamous pirate of all time in a riotous, rowdy high-seas adventure from the creators of The Witches of Eastwick, Brother Russia and The Fix.

American Ballet Theatre - Swan Lake

Wolf Trap
Jul. 11 – 13
his romantic fable of ill-fated passion, dreamlike transformation, and ultimate forgiveness set to Tchaikovsky’s glorious score inspires awe and wonder.

Disney Pixar's Coco: Concert & Film with NSO

Wolf Trap
Sat. Jul 27
A family-friendly, live-to-picture concert event

REMIX: K-Style

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thu. Jun 27
Reveil in an evening of Korean culture with food tastings, specialty drinks, K-Pop with DJ duo Bae Bae, and a dance performance by Maholra Company

Spotlights

Baseball Americana

Library of Congress
Thru Jul. 27

Road Dahl's Matilda the Musical

Olney Theatre Center
Jun. 26 – Jul. 21

The Second City's America; It's Complicated!

The Kennedy Center
Thru Aug. 11

The Architecture of the Folger Shakespeare Library

Folger Shakespeare Library
Thru Jan. 5, 2020

Ursula von Rydingsvard: The Contour of Feeling

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Thru Jul. 28

Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru Jan. 5, 2020

REMIX: Express Yourself(ie)

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thu. Jul 25

50 Years of Stonewall: LGBTQ+ Activism in the U.S.

Library of Congress
Thru Jul. 11

Live from the Lawn: Band of Us

Strathmore
Wed. Jul 17

Family Day: Secrets of Egypt

National Geographic
Sat. Jul 20

Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote

National Archives
Thru Jan. 3, 2021
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